Are your embdens noisy?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by txcarl1258, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2010
    I have a 10 month old pair of embdens and they are so noisy! Not as bad as the Chinese I have had in the past, but they honk quite a bit. I swear they honk if the wind blows funny!:p

    Does any one else think their embdens are noisy?
  2. subhanalah

    subhanalah Overrun With Chickens

    From my understanding, they are one of the noisiest geese behind Chinese/Africans.
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I have one Embden gander and at times he can be very noisy, and nosy too. I think they just like to hear themselves speak.
  4. paul tennant

    paul tennant Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 21, 2013
    Gloucester uk
    Defo vocal. We have ten including 3 ganders, and they love to talk, they all want to shout when let out in the morning and love to shout at feed time. But sit with them in the evening or one to one and you will find that with TLC you will end up with your own soft calls and ways of communicating with them.

    Or may be its just cause I'm a mad brit.
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2014
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

  6. charlindabob

    charlindabob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2009
    central Florida
    I have three and when I let them out in the morning become vocal for about 15 seconds or so. Also vocal if someone drives up the driveway and when I give them treats, but other than that I never hear them.

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